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KOFY
Apr 17, 2013 11:30am PDT
11-year-old aaron hern was there to cheer on his mother running in the marathon. abc7 news reporter cornell bernard is in martin news. >> the community is rallying behind his family. >> it is amazing the love and support that martinez is showing for the 11-year-old aaron hern who is recovering at this hour in boston. this restaurant, one of three restaurants holding fundraisers for his family, i spoke with a family friend in boston who use aaron hern is making a strong recovery. >> aaron hern is making a good recovery after a traumatic 24 hours. family friend spoke to us by phone from boston. >> when he wakes up, he wants to know how the family s. >> the doctors at boston children's hospital will remove a breathing tube that prevented him from speaking. he is using an eye pad to communicate. >> he is a healthy strong boy. he is a swimmer, he is in great condition, a baseball player. so all of that is going beautifully and we are impressed with how felty he s. >> he was waiting for his mom to cross the finish line when shall knell from the first bomb blast tore into his thigh. an out
ABC
Apr 17, 2013 11:00am PDT
-year-old aaron hern was there to cheer on his mother running in the marathon. abc7 news reporter cornell bernard is in martin news. >> the community is rallying behind his family. >> it is amazing the love and support that martinez is showing for the 11-year-old aaron hern who is recovering at this hour in boston. this restaurant, one of three restaurants holding fundraisers for his family, i spoke with a family friend in boston who use aaron hern is making a strong recovery. >> aaron hern is making a good recovery after a traumatic 24 hours. family friend spoke to us by phone from boston. >> when he wakes up, he wants to know how the family s. >> the doctors at boston children's hospital will remove a breathing tube that prevented him from speaking. he is using an eye pad to communicate. >> he is a healthy strong boy. he is a swimmer, he is in great condition, a baseball player. so all of that is going beautifully and we are impressed with how felty he s. >> he was waiting for his mom to cross the finish line when shall knell from the first bomb blast tore into his thigh. an out
KRON
Apr 21, 2013 11:00pm PDT
young boston bombing victim aaron hern-- who was badly wounded by shrapnel. aaron's dad, alan hern, is the football coach at alhambra high school in martinez. today, all workers of the deli sported alhambra high school football jerseys to show support of 11- year old- aaron hern- and his family. kinders is donating 15 percent of its sales to the hern family. aaron hern underwent several surgeries at boston's children hospital earlier this week. he is expected to make a full recovery. we'll continue to bring you the latest updates on the suspect and the victims of the boston marathon. here on kron 4. and on our website. at kron4 dot com. tonight, authorities are estimating that between 10 and 15 thousand people participated in yesterday's unofficial 4-20 event in golden gate park. april 20th has turned into an unofficial counterculture holiday.that's been growing in size over the years. but as kron four's philippe djegal shows us from cellphone video. that mellow celebration also turned violent. >> what started this brawl? >> we don't know. >> but what we do know. >> is that it got
ABC
Apr 17, 2013 5:00am PDT
more. >> it is amazing the love and support that martinez is showing for the 11-year-old aaron hern and the family. custody no different, mountain mike's pizza will raise money to help the family with their expenses. 11-year-old aaron hern was waiting to his mom at finish line at the boston marathon and one of the bombs went off. shrapnel from the blast tore into his thigh, he remains hospitalized at children's hospital. friends and complete strangers have been organizing fundraisers for the family. last night, rocks on main raised $4,000 offering a pasta dinner for the family at $5 a plate. the owners' grandchild go to school with aaron hern. >> i go on facebook and talk about my specials of the day and this hits so close to home. >> they are great neighbors as seen by everything that has taken place in the past few days. everyone has been overwhelmingly gracious and kind to us all. >> the grandmother seas they will be in boston for at least another week as he remains hospitalized and recovers. they are grateful for the overwhelming support back home in martinez. mountain mike's pizza
ABC
Apr 17, 2013 6:00am PDT
-old aaron herned government is no different starting this morning, mountain mike pizza will raise money to help the family with expenses. last night a fundraiser raised $4,000 offering a pasta dinner at $5 a plate. the owners' grasped -- grandchildren go do school with aaron hern. slap them from the blast tore into his thigh. he is in children's hospital in boston. friends and family and total strangers wanted to help and they did. >> i talk on facebook about the sandwich special and this hit so close to home. >> we appreciate our great neighbors as seen by everything that has taken place here in the past few days and everyone has been overwhelmingly gracious and kind to us all. >> his grandmother says the family will be in boston at least for another week and will undergo surgery again today. he is responding to doctors and his family. mom and dad say they are completely overwhelmed by the support back home, 30 percent of all pizzas today will go to aaron hern's family. today through sunday, if you want to come down to this pizza it is located on arnold drive. >> a run and vigil
ABC
Apr 17, 2013 1:05am PDT
. >> among the injured is 11-year-old aaron hern of ma -- of martinez. the community came together in force to support him and his family. abc news reporter john alston is live at a restaurant where thousands of dollars were raised. john? >> carolyn, the hern family was supposed to return to martinez today after their trip to boston. because of what happened people i'm went to the cafe to make what happened a little easier. they ate pasta and salad at $5 a plate, but donated much more. it was put together by rocks on main whose grandchildren go to school with the injured child. >> it was senseless to go on facebook every day about the clam chowder when this hit so close to home. >> reporter: aaron hern was waiting for his mother to cross the finish line when shrapnal tore into his thigh. friends and strangers of martinez wanted to help with expenses so they could stay with aaron. they raised $4500. >> they are in awe of how much the community has shown them the love and total come passion and support. >> our neighbors, our great neighbors as seen by everything that has taken place and
KOFY
Apr 17, 2013 12:00am PDT
serious injuries. >> among the injured is 11-year-old aaron hern of ma -- of martinez. the community came together in force to support him and his family. abc news reporter john alston is live at a restaurant where thousands of dollars were raised. john? >> carolyn, the hern family was supposed to return to martinez today after their trip to boston. because of what happened people i'm went to the cafe to make what happened a little easier. they ate pasta and salad at $5 a plate, but donated much more. it was put together by rocks on main whose grandchildren go to school with the injured child. >> it was senseless to go on facebook every day about the clam chowder when this hit so close to home. >> reporter: aaron hern was waiting for his mother to cross the finish line when shrapnal tore into his thigh. friends and strangers of martinez wanted to help with expenses so they could stay with aaron. they raised $4500. >> they are in awe of how much the community has shown them the love and total come passion and support. >> our neighbors, our great neighbors as seen by everythi
ABC
Apr 17, 2013 4:30am PDT
hospital. the mother of the 11-year-old aaron hern says he has opened his eyes and communicating with head nods. he was in boston to watch his mom cross the finish line when the bomb exploded. his leg was hit by shrapnel and support for aaron hern is growing with mountain mike's pizza in martinez will donate 30 percent of the sales through sunday to help the family. if you would like to show your support for aaron hern you can by sharing this "get well soon badge" on facebook getting the back by going to facebook.com/abc 7 news and stay with abc7 news for the latest developments on the bombings. our news reporter and anchor will join us live from boston with a slide show with the most touching images and moments of courage on the web site abc7news.com. >> happening now san francisco authorities are on the look out for one escapee from a juvenile facility. officials say there was a break out at 10:00 at the youth guidance center. officers searched throughout the night. they have not released any information on the escape or the inmate now loose. >> all lanes are clear now on highway 10
ABC
Apr 22, 2013 11:00am PDT
young east bay boy injured in the boston bombings, the 11-year-old aaron hern has had a number of surgeries because of shrapnel. the a's are in boston for a series with the red sox. kira klapper has more. >> the visit comes after first lady michelle obama visited aaron hern on thursday and this morning, the players met with the 11-year-old and his family at boston's children hospital. the martinez boy was injured by shrapnel as his mother crossed the boston marathon finish line a week ago today. a family says aaron hern is respond well to treatment but the family does not know when he will come home. also, doctors at boston medical center gave a brief saying that everyone injured in the blast who made it out alive seems likely to survive but that rehabilitation from here on out will be a marathon. >> it will take months for people to recover. for those who are in rehabilitation the importance is to integrate mental health services, behavioral health services, into the process. in the interest of promoting optimal healing. >> here is the latest, 180 people were hurt and at least 14
NBC
Apr 22, 2013 6:00am PDT
where 11:00-year-o11:0 11-year-old aaron hern is being treated. >> reporter: good morning to you, laura and jon. love and support can aid in your recovery, certainly, aaron hern has it from his friends here at martinez junior high school, the community. the first lady stopped by for a visit. members of the oakland a's baseball team are hoping to visit him today. two oakland a's players go to boston's children hospital where he had several surgeries on his leg after he is hit by shrapnel by one of the bombs that went off at the boston marathon. he has shown great progress. only an i.v. left. off his breathing tube, alert and talking. a's first baseman, brandan moss and right fielder, josh reddick, and the batting coach hope to see him by his hospital bed. brandan moss said, i'm excited to meet him. i can only imagine what he has gone by. last week, first lady, michelle obama, dropped by, chatting with the family for a while. at martinez junior high school, classmates and friends recorded a video last week, a get well video shouting out encouraging words at the top of their lungs.
NBC
Apr 17, 2013 6:00am PDT
the family pay for medical expenses. about an hour ago, aaron hern's father spoke to nbc news about his son's ordeal. christie smith will bring you that story in about ten minutes. >> a follow-up on a story we have been covering since yesterday morning. at&t now says all cell phone service and internet service has been row stored in the morgan hill and gilroy areas. crews have been working throughout the night to try to repair a fiber optic cable after somebody cut that line early yesterday morning. investigators say the vandal then fired a rifle at a pg&e substation, that caused a big-time oil leak in one of the transformers. this morning, sheriff's deputies are still standing guard outside that substation. bob redell, "today in the bay," live at the scene right now. he spoke to one of those guards. we'll tell you why security is still there and what he told us, coming up at 6:30. >>> 6:09 right now. get a look at that forecast this morning with christina loren. it is going to be nice, huh? >> it is going to be really nice. good morning, laura and jon. good morning to you at home.
KOFY
Apr 25, 2013 7:00pm PDT
aaron hern, the 11-year-old wounded in the boston bombings and getting a look today at writ happened. good evening, everyone. >> we just received these pictures in the newsroom within the last half hour. 11-year-old aaron h hern ng t tfte of the blblast whe e whwherhe waswawa iededurut ekek. >> he'ss h os ofutf t theospital anandid go w witgothitfamie e mo boyltson strtrononteeodayay tayk stepeps wiwith thehe help of his parererentnts.s. a friend d of t thhe famamililys he's's doioioioing wewellll ano being g aa nonormrmal 1 11-yeard boy, which is s nice t too heaee wiwill remain in boston fofor te time being, undergrgoioing treatment afteter g getting strk by shrapnel. >>>> brereg news n n n a womoman had d d sccyar f fall todayay n shetuled down a cliff side in san francisco. cruise brought this woman to safety. the fire department tells abc 7 news the woman fell 30 feet down the cliff. rescuers put her on a back board carrying her up the hill loading her on to an ambulance. she's expected to be okay. >>> a coalition of civil rights groups are throw being a penalty flag tonight. th
KRON
Apr 21, 2013 8:00pm PDT
martinez is showing support for young boston bombing victim aaron hern-- who was badly wounded by shrapnel. aaron's dad, alan hern, is the football coach at alhambra high school in martinez. today, all workers of the deli sported alhambra high school football jerseys to show support of 11- year old- aaron hern- and his family. kinders is donating 15 percent of its sales to the hern family. aaron hern underwent several surgeries at boston's children hospital earlier this week. he is expected to make a full recovery. officials and family members have identified four more first responders who died in last week's fertilizer plant explosion in west texas. at least fourteen people were killed in that blast. west's mayor says that ten of the fourteen people who died were first responders. today officials let a group of reporters visit the area around the blast site. the fire marshal says that all of the fires have been put out and the remaining fertilizer tanks are no longer in danger. the cause of the explosion is still under investigation. some people started celebrating earth day over
ABC
Apr 25, 2013 5:30pm PDT
diane, still empowering w >>> breaking news, aaron hern, his visit to the boston bombing site where he was wounded. >> looking into the complaints of minority owned contractors who claim they have been shut out. >> a neighborhood crash left a homeowner in critical condition. you're going to seeow street racing has become part of the culture. >> and a new crime fighting initiative. police depend on you as much as you depend on them. >> this is earn aaron hern, the 11-year-old wounded in the boston bombings and getting a look today at writ happened. good evening, everyone. >> we just received these pictures in the newsroom within the last half hour. 11-year-old aaron hern visiting the site of the blast where he was injured last week. >> he's out of the hospital and did go with the family to boyltson street today he took steps with the help of his parents. a friend of the family says he's doing well and back to being a normal 11-year-old boy, which is nice to hear, he will remain in boston for the time being, undergoing treatment after getting struck by shrapnel. >> breaking news now a wo
FOX
Apr 18, 2013 5:00pm PDT
visited the victims who are still in hospitals. >> aaron hern of martinez is one of three children still in the hospital recovering from the bombings. ktvu's patti lee is live in boston where the first lady met with -- lady met with aaron hern and his family today. >> reporter: aaron hern was one of three children who met with michelle obama today. we got a picture. here it is. you can see aaron hern just had surgery yesterday. he is recovering well and his mother reports that he should be out of the icu as early as tomorrow. tonight you could see many people have come here. those of them not lucky enough to meet with the first family came here to pay tribute. >> boston marathon sign flies over the memorial where thousands of people are coming to pay their respects. >> there has to be something to remind us that we are americans. and all one people. the gathering place was the church of the holagaroses -- cathedral of the holy cross where president obama paid tribute to the victims. >> so beautiful that everyone has come together as a community, as a nation and the world. >> report
FOX
Apr 17, 2013 6:00pm PDT
his progress and how the city is pulling together. >> reporter: surgeons here worked on aaron hern were two hours to repair a severe gash on his thigh, and tonight his family is hopeful they'll be able to return to california soon. around 1:00 this afternoon, a young boy left flowers near the finish line of the boston marathon. around the same time today, 11- year-old aaron hern from martinez hit by shrapnel had his second surgery. his family tells us it was successful. kara is rooting for aaron's full recovery. >> i didn't know that boy or his family, but the fact that he's from where i live, it's unfortunate. >> reporter: the martinez native says the tragedy of the marathon is connecting strangers in an unexpected way. >> i was going to play some patriotic music. >> reporter: this afternoon, crowds gathered at the federal courthouse in boston, after news spread that a suspect would be taken there. >> they were saying they had the suspects in custody. they would bring them in. now they're saying they're not. >> reporter: we called the fbi and the boston police to confirm if a suspect h
ABC
Apr 16, 2013 11:00pm PDT
. >> reporter: aaron hern was waiting for his mother to cross the finish line when shrapnal tore into his thigh. friends and strangers of martinez wanted to help with expenses so they could stay with aaron. they raised $4500. >> they are in awe of how much the community has shown them the love and total come passion and support. >> our neighbors, our great neighbors as seen by everything that has taken place and everybody has been overwhelming. >> they are trying to raise money where aaron is a 6th grader. >> it is a little unsettling because it is not every day you hear about somebody you kind of though or have seen around school and they are in the hospital and in surgery. >> aaron remains sedated in intensive care. he is scheduled to have surgery again tomorrow. his family will probably be in boston for at least another week. live in martinez, john alston, abc7 news. >> thank you. >>> ama dates is in boston tonight covering the bombing firsthand for us there. today she spoke with aaron's father about the attack and how his young son is doing. >> aaron hern is is an athletic and energet
NBC
Apr 17, 2013 11:00am PDT
caught in the boston marathon bomb attack. >> aaron hern, 11-year-old from martinez standing by the finish line when the bombs went off. he was waiting for his mother to complete the race. the bombs went off and he took the worst of it. kristi smith has an update on his current condition including firsthand details coming from aaron's dad. >> reporter: students at martinez junior high are missing one of their own. frank's daughter shares a class with aaron hern. he tried to comfort her the best he could. >> this is life. things like this happen. there are good things and bad things in life. >> he suffered from shrapnel when the bomb exploded at the both marathon. he was there to cheer his mom on, katherine. his dad alan hern and on the "today" so. >> the bomb went off 15 feet from where i was. aaron and friends were much closer. >> reporter: that was when everything changed. fear, confusion, and then finding their son hurt. >> he was scared and obviously in pain. then some people came to help us pretty quickly. i'm not sure who they were. someone brought a tourniquet with a belt to
KRON
Apr 28, 2013 11:00pm PDT
martinez boy aaron hern. we start our coverage with christina mutchler. >> reporter: according to a u-s official, russia intercepted communication "discussing jihad" between the mother of the accused boston marathon bombers and someone who may have been one of her sons back in 2011. the russians turned over the intercept to the f-b-i in just the past few days. however, the conversation is described as vague, and it is unknown why there was a delay in sharing the information. congressman peter king of new york says he believes this gap is one of the reasons why the f-b-i's interview with tamerlan tsarnaev in 2011 didn't raise red flags, even though russia had expressed concerns about his radical views. >> "if russians had given the fbi early on the information they had, it would have been a lot different investigation." >> reporter: as more details emerge on "who knew what" about the tsarnaev brothers, ranking democrat on the house homeland security committee urges patience. >> "at this point, trying to point fingers saying the dots weren't connected, is a little bit early. let's get in,
ABC
Apr 22, 2013 4:30am PDT
4:32. 11-year-old aaron hern is still involving at boston children's hospital, the bay area boy injured by shrapnel. word spread fast that he was one of 170 injured. local merchants are helping the family with the medical bills. mountain mike's pizza is donating 30 percent of the their sales where he lives. >> we have fought done the math, we will add it up soon. >> a family friend with aaron hern in worst says he is responding well to treatment and is in physical therapy but it is not cheer when he will be ready to leave the hospital and come home. >> in the wake of the boston bombings san francisco police chief is proposing setting up cameras at one of the key arteries. abc7 news reporter cornell bernard has news on that. >> good morning. san francisco already has security cameras in high-crime areas but in the wake of the boston bombings police chief is floating the idea of setting up security cameras along market street to monitor big events and parades. san francisco's gay pride parade is about two months away. it is one of the biggest events hosted by the city. last octobe
ABC
Apr 23, 2013 4:30am PDT
bombings. reddick and moss and waller dropped in on 11-year-old aaron hern yesterday who lives in martinez is a big a's fan. the team is if boston playing the red sox. they plan to honor aaron hern and his family this summer at the coliseum. ♪ you've got the friend in me, in me ♪ ♪ you've got troubles and i got 'em too ♪ >> how heart warming is that? those are his classmates at martinez high school with a video get well card posted on youtube. the school allowed the kids time off to shoot it and put their get well wishes down on paper. >> the running community continues to send emotional support to the victims of the boston marathon. there was one unofficial run across the country last week with 100 putting on this show of solidarity including a few who ran in the boston marathon on monday but those who have not run in boston have something to contribute. >> i'm a runner and these kind of tragedies try to divide us and scare us and you cannot mess with boston. it is a tough city. you cannot mess with runners. >> many say this is not enough to stop them from taking part in
CBS
Apr 17, 2013 6:00am PDT
the hospital in boston. >> reporter: aaron hern 12 years old still in intensive care at boston children's hospital. he is heavily sedated. he has a tube down his throat but he is doing okay. his mother posted an update on facebook last night saying that aaron has opened his eyes a couple of times and that he is communicating with nods that he is okay and comfortable but getting frustrated obviously with his lack of ability to communicate. so they are trying to keep him calm and rested. he is due for another surgery today. aaron went to boston with his family to cheer on his mom catherine as she ran the marathon. he has shrapnel wounds to the legs and one is severe requiring more surgery possibly eventually skin grafts. they should know more at the end of the day today. people here in the bay area are rallying around aaron and his family. this restaurant, rocks on main in martinez, hosted a special dinner last night with all proceeds going to the hern family and they say they will do this every tuesday until the family comes home. >> i'm here to sport family and the wonderful co
NBC
Apr 22, 2013 5:00am PDT
: aaron hern has no shortage of support here in martinez from the community at-large and his friends here at the junior high school. first lady, michelle obama, reached out for a visit. now, members of the oakland a's are going to visit him in his hospital. doctors say he is showing great progress now. he is off the breathing tubes, alert nd atalkin alert and talking. brandan moss and josh radek hoping to visit him. moss told the tribune, i'm excited to meet him. it's terrible that happened. i can only imagine what he has gone through. hern was at the finish line waiting for his mom to cross. she was running the race when the second bomb exploded. he was hit in the leg by shrapnel. he has had several surgeries to try and repair that leg. first lady, michelle obama, visited him and chatted with the family and left stuffed animals of the first family's dog, bo, with him. several businesses here in martinez holding fund-raisers. donating some of their proceeds. a number of other restaurants as well. still no word on when he may be coming home. reporting live in martinez, christie smith,
ABC
Apr 22, 2013 6:00am PDT
best as he recovered from the marathon bombings. the 11-year-old aaron hern of martinez was injured by shrapnel in the bombings as his mother crossed the finish line. today, a's bating coach and first baseman moss and right fielder all hope to meet with aaron hern at boston's children hospital. they are in boston for a three-game series with the red sox and half a dozen local th medical bills and expenses including mountain mike's pizza. >> i am thinking we should be able to give $2,000. we have not done all the math but we will add it up so. >> a fams h responto is in physical therapy with no word on when he will leave the hospital and come home to martinez. >> stay with abc7 news for the latest details on the boston bombings system. "good morning america" will have much more coming up at 7:00 from boston in 23 minutes. >> the new 49ers stadium comes with $1 billion price tag, something like that, and ahead we will break down the pricey features at the stadium under construction. paper but no more plastic with a new community implementing a bag ban. >> walnut creek camera on 680 th
ABC
Apr 28, 2013 6:00am PDT
, how you can be a part of it and have the latest in the strides in aaron hern's >> good morning, everyone. welcome back. we are starting this half-hour with a quick look at our weather with our meteorologist lisa argen. >> good morning, to you. our marine layer is pretty dense. it's close to the ground. it is pretty much in oakland and san francisco. san jose a little bit of patchy fog. but it has cleared the east bay. we are looking at temperatures today as a result to come up with little bit. we are talking around the bay in the mid-60s to the upper 70s. so pretty nice day. numbers will be above normal at our coasts. we will see some sunshine. it should take until about 10:00, 11:00 this morning. then we are look at low to mid-60s. a couple areas may see the upper 60s. and inland starting out in the upper 60s but ending up in the mid-to upper 80s around concord and livermore. warmer than you were yesterday. 90s not too far off in the future. warmest days of the week will be wednesday and thursday. how warm and what happens in between and maybe into next weekend, i'll have thos
KRON
Apr 18, 2013 11:00pm PDT
. 11-year-old aaron hern of martinez was one of the victims who got a surprise visit from the first lady. aaron was injured while watching his mother finish the race. aaron's mother posted on facebook, that her son is almost completely free of most of the medical tubes, and his neck brace has been removed. while he is improving, it is still not known how long aaron will remain in the hospital. more chilling video coming out of the city of west, in texas, as rescue workers continue to search for survivors of the deadly fertilzer plant explosion. the town's mayor says, the death toll from last night's blast has risen to 35. with more than 160 people hurt. after the explosion, most of the town was evacuated, and as you can see. not much left of the area near the fertilizer plan. tonight. an apartment complex destroyed, houses left in ruins, and roofs ripped apart. the blast was so large, it registered as a 2- point 1- magnitude seismic event tonight rescue crews remain hopeful. calling their work a "search and rescue operation" looking for survivors of last nights blast. >> burglaries
ABC
Apr 17, 2013 4:00pm PDT
whoever made those bombs. >> one of the youngest victims is an 11-year-old martinez boy. aaron hern underwent a second surgery today. >> his family tells abc 7 news doctors are optimistic about the wound and will hopefully remove a breathing tube said. his mother says he's starting to remember things when he wakes up. laura anthony joins us where there is huge community support for the family. laura? >> that is right. efforts continue to grow here in martinez. the restaurant behind me is one example of having a fund-raiser tonight throughout the week. people here are lining up to support the herns. a young aaron hern is recovering, the community is doing its part to help the family. mike started a fund raise today for the herns designed to help them with extra expenses and recovery. for next five days 30% of the proceeds from customers mentioning aaron will go to his family. >> we want to raise money for them. and we're a local business and want to help out local people in the community. >> so far, locals are rising to the occasion. >> why do you think it's important the community rally aroun
KRON
Apr 16, 2013 11:00pm PDT
in the blast. 11 -year old aaron hern of martinez, was along the race route , cheering on his mom at the time of the explosion. >> it is heartbreaking that we have to go off and we are not comfortable the we are going to be safe. and i know that president obama will help to try to take care of this for us. he is a bright, athletic cad. please servile sports and does a great in school. please -- several sports and his athletic-- >> >> pam: and tonight -- a community fund raiser was held in the bay area for the 11 year old boy and his family. another fund raiser is planned for saturday. kron four's jeff bush shows you what tonights fundraiser was like. and explains what >> reporter: martinez is a very close knit community. so, when the word went out that the hern family was right there in boston at the time when one of those bombs went off, the owners of the roxx restaurant, here on main street, sprung into action. let's take some video and show you what it looked like inside and you can see the tail end of this fundraiser dinner that was supported and promoted by this restaurant. here
ABC
Apr 29, 2013 5:00pm PDT
the 264 people injured remain in the hospital. >> aaron hern was the 11-year-old boy injured in the boston bombings, hundreds of people raised $4200 on sunday. the 11-year-old was injured in the second blast while waiting to see his mother cross the finish line. >> organizers at braita break years announced they're banning bags larger than a certain size measuring more than 8 and a half by 11 by four inches, most backpacks. also band runners not registered to be in the race. san francisco police chief promises security will be increase add long that route may 19th. >> an important milestone in the gay rights movement. a professional athlete announced he's gay. it's a remarkable moment. >> the president called to offer his support. david stern, kobe, shaq, all applauding what they say is his courage and they're cheering as well. >> sports is one of the final frontiers and 34-year-old jason collins is the trailblazer. before announcing to the world he's gay, the first person the former stanford basketball star confided in was his aunt it was in a conversation. he said it, i didn't mis
KRON
Apr 20, 2013 7:00am PDT
this time. >> the eleven- year-old martinez boy who was injured in the boston bombings, aaron hern is steadily recovering. this according to administrators at his school, who have been receiving e-mail updates from the hern family. in the last few days, hern underwent surgeries at boston's children's hospital. first lady michelle obama even stopped by to visit aaron on thursday following the interfaith service in boston. and in a story you will only see here on kron four. besides sending hundreds of get well cards. aaron hern's classmates made a video to send him to show their support. friday, the entire student body at martinez junior high school , gathered on the school's quad to record the following. listen in. (cheers & applause) (get well, cha chanting'aaron'...) aaron's classmates say they were excited by the news that his condition has improved and that he's now able to eat once again. kron four will continue to follow this developing story on air and online at kron four dot com. you can also tune in to our 24 7 channel for the latest updates. that's on comcast channel 193. let
ABC
Apr 25, 2013 6:00pm PDT
11-year-old aaron hern. he visited boylston street today. one police officer took a pin off his lappel and gave to it aaron. >> it's hard to do the things i used to. >> and less gratitude since the people of boston, boston pd. >> aaron is out of the hospital but will remain in boston for now, still undergoing treatment. aaron was hit by shrapnel and injured as he waited for his mom to cross the fin yish line. >> so nice to see him out. and startling new details on what the two suspects had in mind as a follow up. officials say tammerlan and jahar tsarnaev planned to set off bombs in times square. this plot hatched spontaneous lay cording to the police commissioner while driving around in an suv hijacked thursday night. >> they realized the vehicle was low on gas and ordered the driver to stop in a gas station. the driver used this opportunity to escape and call the police. >> on capitol hill today republican senator lindsay gram blamed the obama administration because neither the fbi nor cia knew that tammerlan had been advocating jihad against the united states for months onlin
CBS
Apr 22, 2013 5:00pm PDT
wounded in the attacks is still in a boston hospital. but kpix 5's john ramos shows us aaron hern's friends back home in martinez are making sure he knows they're right there with him. >>> reporter: many of the kids at martinez junior high school hadn't yet been born when the last terror attack happened in this country. so when one of their classmates was injured in the boston bombings, it was a shock. >> that is terrible. the worst thing ever. >> i was scared. i was like i really hoped this didn't happen near us. >> reporter: but rather than give in to fear, the students decided to send 11-year-old aaron hern a message. >> you have a friend in me. ♪[ music ] schot a li hollywood as they fi youtube video for their classmate. the camera traveled from room to room with kids offering signs of encouragement. aaron's math teacher says the students took the project so seriously, that she was able to shoot it in mostly single takes. >> we actually asked the kids what message do you want to send? i kept getting, we've got your back. we've got your back. which, you know, was just pretty cool. >> r
KRON
Apr 17, 2013 8:00pm PDT
its entirety, later. pam? >> pam: one of those injured in the blasts was 11 year old aaron hern from martinez. hern was in surgery again this afternoon. kron 4's j.r. stone is following the story. he has been in contact with his family. j.r.? >> reporter: the news from the hospital pam is good. the trauma surgeon successfully closed aaron's wounds a matter of hours ago. 11 year old aaron hern was hit with shrapnel when the bombs went off at the end of the boston marathon. he had been waiting with his father and sister for his mother to finish. his father described his injuries on his son's leg as looking like a war wound. well they likely look better than that tonight. the successful surgery means aaron will not need skin grafts. he also hasn't been able to talk because of the breathing tube that is being used. his mother told us earlier today that doctors were hoping to take that out. at this point though that hasn't happened. when aaron does occasionally wake up he uses a touchpad to write what he is thinking. he is starting to remember things as well. he told his mom he was worrie
FOX
Apr 28, 2013 10:00pm PDT
tonight's fundraiser for aaron hern. he was one of the people injured. >> reporter: there was patriotism. and a race that some people ran and others walked. an event to raise money for the family of 11-year-old aaron hern. his legs badly injured when one of two bombs went off near the finish line of the marathon. this event also a day to remember those injured and lost on that day. >> to see that there was more than even aaron that was injured. i mean so many people. and knowing that the next day that he was part of it. just it hit home. >> reporter: caring for aaron volunteer brandy copeland doesn't know aaron or his family. that's true of many of the hundreds of people here but not all. >> he's wonderful. he's our cousin. we're walking for him. >> reporter: kevin wince learned on the radio that his cousin was injured. the nation knows aaron from pictures taken with michelle obama by his bedside and as cameras followed him through the blast site. >> it's just great that we're coming together as one. >> i think it's just overjoyed. i know i am with the turn out. >> reporter: word is his
KRON
Apr 28, 2013 8:00pm PDT
for injured for martinez boy aaron hern. we start our coverage with christina mutchler. according to a u-s official, russia intercepted communication "discussing jihad" between the mother of the accused boston marathon bombers and someone who may have been one of her sons back in 2011. the russians turned over the intercept to the f-b-i in just the past few days. however, the conversation is described as vague, and it is unknown why there was a delay in sharing the information. congressman peter king of new york says he believes this gap is one of the reasons why the f-b-i's interview with tamerlan tsarnaev in 2011 didn't raise red flags, even though russia had expressed concerns about his radical views. >> "if russians had given the fbi early on the information they had, it would have been a lot different investigation." >> reporter: as more details emerge on "who knew what" about the tsarnaev brothers, ranking democrat on the house homeland security committee urges patience. >> "at this point, trying to point fingers saying the dots weren't connected, is a little bit early. let's get
CBS
Apr 16, 2013 4:30am PDT
: 12-year-old aaron hern was cheering on his mom at the end of the race when the bomb went off. his mother katherine hern is okay, but aaron took shrapnel in his thigh. >> he's all right. he's doing okay. please, everyone, have your prayers open, please. he needs all he can get. >> a family friend said aaron is in the hospital in boston surrounded by his parents and some friends. >> they were at the finish line to congratulate katherine, so they were just right there in the center of it. >> she knows the family through the kiwanis club. >> he's through surgery and has to remain in the hospital for a few days but he's going to be okay. >> she's been getting updates from his mom, including one tonight that said the boy suffered many lacerations, most of which were superficial, exempt for one. katherine hern said aaron will need another surgery on his thigh on wednesday. >> i feel like something's been ripped out of my heart. i wish i was there. i wish i could be there to comfort my family and to -- he's okay, that's all i have to think of. >>> and the marathon is also affecting other
CBS
Apr 17, 2013 5:00am PDT
. aaron hern is still in intensive care at boston children's hospital. but he is going to live. his mother posted an facebook last night saying -- on facebook last night saying the 12-year-old communicated with nods that he is okay and comfortable but frustrated without the ability to communicate. he is due for another surgery today. he went to boston to cheer his mother as she ran the marathon. he now has shrapnel wounds to the legs. one is severe and will require more surgery and possibly even skin grafts. people here in the bay area are rallying around aaron and his family. the restaurant rocks on main in martinez hosted a special dinner also night with all the proceeds going to the hern family and say they will do it every tuesday until the family comes home. >> i'm here to support the family and this wonderful community we live in. we have amazing people here and everybody is rallying together to make sure that the herns are taken care of. >> reporter: organizers asked for $5 a plate last night. but people donated what they wanted and some people gave up to $40. aaron will be i
KRON
Apr 22, 2013 5:00pm PDT
-- aaron hern of martinez -- got a visit from some of his of stories... as you can see by this photo. first baseman brandon moss, left fielder josh reddick and first base coach to aaron at boston children's hospital. the a's are in boston to play a three-game series against the red sox. and all of them say they got more from their visit with young aaron hern than he when moss was asked about his visit with aaron, he said -- quote -- if any kid can be prepared for going forward from this, he is. the 11 year old boy from martinez is recovering from boston marathon bombings. i'm vicki iliviakis, kron 4 news. >> pam: surveillance cameras played a critical role in identifying the suspects in the boston marathon bombing case. now here at home, kron four's terisa estacio reports, how some local officials want to zero and make better use of cameras as crime fighting tools. take a look. here on market street this is just one of many cameras lining this major artery through downtown san francisco. san francisco police chief greg suhr wants to be able to tap into the network of cameras especial
ABC
Apr 21, 2013 11:00pm PDT
generousity. a portion of everything sold will be donated to help aaron hern's family as he recovers. >> i am thinking we can give 2,000. we haven't done the math yet. we will be adding it up pretty soon. restaurant has been settingf sa. they were surprised how customers have even chipped in extra. >> people are dropping off some money saying can you give this to his family. and we are putting this aside as well. >> for some customers it has been a great way to help. >> it has been fun. i drink a lot of beer, but it was for a good cause. >> word spread fast that aaron hern was one of the 170 people injured in the boston marathon bombing. >> i live in martinez so i found out that it was the football coach's son, so yes. really close to home. >> she is a manager at kinder's meat and barbecue. others are also from martinez so they decided to donate 15% of their sales from now through wednesday. i talked with a hern family friend from boston who tells me aarons rec he is already in physical therapy, but she does not have an estimation when he will be returning home to martinez. abc7 news. >> 3,00
ABC
Apr 22, 2013 2:00am PDT
to help aaron hern's family as he recovers. >> i am thinking we can give 2,000. we haven't done the math yet. we will be adding it up pretty soon. >> since wednesday this restaurant has been setting aside 30% of their sales. they were surprised how customers have even chipped in extra. >> people are dropping off some money saying can you give this to his family. and we are putting this aside as well. >> for some customers it has been a great way to help. >> it has been fun. i drink a lot of beer, but it was for a good cause. >> word spread fast that aaron hern was one of the 170 people injured in the boston marathon bombing. >> i live in martinez so i found out that it was the football coach's son, so yes. really close to home. >> she is a manager at kinder's meat and barbecue. others are also from martinez so they decided to donate 15% of their sales from now through wednesday. i talked with a hern family friend from boston who tells me aaron is recovering well. he is already in physical therapy, but she does not have an estimation when he will be returning home to martinez. abc7 n
ABC
Apr 16, 2013 6:00pm PDT
side. aaron hern is usually an athletic 11-year-old but tonight, he's sedated and was with his dad, allen and little sister waiting for mom, catherine to cross the finish line when the first and then second blast went off. >> i saw my daughter. i grabbed her and we ran up the street. >> soon realized aaron wasn't with them. >> i found him on the sidewalk with people that were injured. he was conscious. he talked and said my leg really hurts daddy. he was being brave. >> the family heard from doctors. >> doing well considering there is a major wound but going to be all right. and there is no no bones were broken no, arteries cut. >> law enforcement keeps close watch over boston. police, s.w.a.t. and officers everywhere. but throughout the security people still managed to pay respects to those killed and injured by the explosions. aaron drove to add a flower to the memorial. >> it's shocking being from new york. i know how it s i know how people feel. i just wanted to give support, to help out. >> some runners also came to get a look at what is going on today. others quick to get out
ABC
Apr 21, 2013 5:00am PDT
, massachusetts. >> the family of local boston bombing victim, 1 13-year-old aaron hern, is getting some much-needed help from friends and neighbors in martinez. a number of events to help pay for expenses are going on this weekend, as aaron recovers in a boston hospital. a family friend set up a portrait fundraiser through her photography business and several aeros restaurants are donating money with medical and travel costs. >> 30% of everybody's%. sosa far it's been really busy and so far we've been having a lot of people. the community is coming together and helping out. >> aaron hern, a sixth grader, is expected to be released from boston's children's hospital this week. >>> other fundraising for aaron, fundraisers are being held. we have a full list on abc7news.com under "see it on tv." coming up, abc's this week focuses on the tracking tale of terror. now that a suspect has been captured alive, what happens next? what will he reveal and how can we protect ourselves? don't miss "this week" with george stephanopoulos at 8:00 right here on abc7. >>> some local news, a t-shirt with th
ABC
Apr 21, 2013 9:00am PDT
-year-old aaron hern, is getting some much-needed help from friends and neighbors in martinez. a number of events to help pay for expenses are going on this weekend, as aaron recovers in a boston hospital. a family friend set up a portrait fundraiser through her photography business and several area restaurants are donating proceeds to help the family with medical and travel costs. >> 30% of everybody's purchase. so far it's been really busy and so far we've been having a lot of people. the community is coming together and helping out. >> aaron hern, a sixth grader, is expected to be released from boston's children's hospital this week. other fundraising for aaron, fundraisers are being held. we have a full list on abc7news.com under "see it on tv." >> now to texas where search and rescue teams have finished their work following last week's fertilizer plant explosion. the death toll remains at 14. 200 others were injured in last wednesday's blast in the town of west. some residents are being allowed back into their homes, but not those who live closest to the site. >> and six gun
CBS
Apr 16, 2013 6:00am PDT
the more than 100 people injured is a 12-year-old boy from martinez. aaron hern's family remains hospitalized in intensive care. he was hit in the leg by shrapnel while cheering on his mom who was running in the race. >> he's all right. doing okay. just please everyone have your prayers open, please. he needs all he can get. >> aaron has numerous lacerations. the family says all but one are super official. >>> there is heighted security on the buses and transits, that's despite however there are no report of specific threats. let's go to elissa harrington. she is live at balboa park b.a.r.t. station in san francisco. good morning elle e -- elissa harrington. >> reporter: the biggest thing people will notice is an increased presence of police officers, at sporting events, public transportation and by tourist spots and landmarks like the golden gate bridge. bay area cities are on high alert following the bombings in boston. in oakland the police chief ordered twice as many officers. san francisco called in off duty officers as well immediately following news of the blasts. at the a
ABC
Apr 21, 2013 6:00am PDT
family of local boston bombing victim, 11-year-old aaron hern, is getting some much-needed help from friends and neighbors in martinez. a number of events to help pay for expenses are going on this weekend, as aaron recovers in a boston hospital. a family friend set up a portrait fundraiser through her photography business and several area restaurants are donating money with medical and travel costs. >> 30% of everybody's purchase. so far it's been really busy and so far we've been having a lot of people. the community is coming together and helping out. >> aaron hern, a sixth grader, is expected to be released from boston's children's hospital this week. other fundraising for aaron, fundraisers are being held. we have a full list on abc7news.com under "see it on tv." coming up, abc's this week focuses on the tracking tale of terror. now that a suspect has been captured alive, what happens next? what will he reveal and how can we protect ourselves? don't miss "this week" with george stephanopoulos at 8:00 right here on abc7. >> raising the price of a bus ride, will it actually lose m
CBS
Apr 15, 2013 11:00pm PDT
celebration. 12-year-old aaron hern of martinez was right there, cheering on his mom at the end of her race, when the bomb went off. his mother, cathryn hern, is okay. but aaron took shrapnel in his thigh. >> he's all right. he's doing okay. just please everyone have your prayers opened. >> reporter: aaron is in the hospital, surrounded by parents and friends. >> they were at the finish line to congratulate her, so they were just right there in the center of it. >> reporter: gaye knows the family through a club. >> he has to remain in the hospital for a few more days, but he is going to be okay. >> reporter: she's been getting updates from aaron's mom, including one that says the boy suffered many lacerations. aaron will need yet another surgery on his thigh on wednesday. >> i feel like something's been ripped out of my heart. i wish i was there. i wish i could be there to comfort my family. he's okay. that's all i have to think of. >> a lot of people around here consider them family. but, you know, aaron is surrounded by his mother and his father and his sister and some other folks fr
KRON
Apr 16, 2013 6:00am PDT
. aaron hern was as the finish line to cheer on his mother, who was running in this year's race. kron4 will tran is live in martinez this morning with the latest on aaron's condition and reaction from friends and family. >> his mother even though she finished the race she stated that on a face but that has been a difficult time and that she wants to get back to her son who is an intensive care. if she will like to send out her thoughts and prayers and that her son will undergo surgery on wednesday and he will be in boston for another seven to 10 days. the doctors will a battle with the situation but it looks like he will not be returning back to the bay area for a few more weeks. here is a statement from the principle of the school. >> the the principles stated that it is a very difficult time and that the family is safe and they will try to return as quickly as possible and to keep your pulse and prayers' with them. >> while the mother took to facebook she stated that her son was not going to lose his leg. which would just keep our fingers crossed. will their reactions from his
CBS
Apr 16, 2013 5:00am PDT
more than the 100 people injured is a 12-year-old boy from martinez, aaron hern's family said he remains hospitalized in intensive care back in boston but his condition has stabilized. the young man was hit in the leg by shrapnel while cheering on his mom who was running the race. >> he's all right. he's doing okay. just please everyone have your prayers open, please, he needs all he can get. >> aaron hern suffered lacerations, the family said all but one are superficial. >>> and we're following breaking news right now out of iran. state media is reporting that at least 40 people are dead after a massive quake along the iran-pakistan border. according to the usgs the 7.8 quake was felt as far away as new delhi, dubai and bahrain. >> that's a massive quake. >> it's been ranging from 7.4 to 7.8, but the way they build their homes in that area gives it more rise to more damage and could be more deadly. i would be surprised if death toll doesn't rise. >>> breezy conditions, not as windy as it was yesterday. looks like we're going to see a lot of sunshine again. skies are mostly clear
ABC
Apr 23, 2013 5:00am PDT
classmates. ♪ you got a friend in me ♪ you got a friend in me >> those are aaron hern's classmates with a video get well card they posted on youtube. a teacher came up with the idea and the school gave the kids time to shoot it. aaron hern has had high profile well iners including first lady and a's player. he continues to recover from injuries he suffered as he waited for his mom to cross the marathon february line. >> the running community is sending emotional support, on a mission last night in a stream of runners one of many unofficial runs in the past the past week. 100 runners put on this show including a few who ran in the boston marathon on monday. those who did not run in boston had something to contribute saying the attack is not enough to stop them from take part in the marathon next year. stay with abc7 news for continuing coverage on the boston bombings with the latest on our website at abc7news.com. you can follow us on twitter for instant updates. >> in burlingame officials will break ground on the first new elementary school in more than half a century, which may sound l
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